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Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Italian anarchists compiled a formidable record of political assassinations during the 1890s: President Marie François Sadi Carnot of France was killed by Santo Caserio in 1894; Prime Minister ... More


Mary, Mediatrix

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Three examines the apparition events at Lipa, Batangas, where in a convent in 1948, Mary appeared and announced herself as “Mary, Mediatrix of All Grace” to a Filipina novice of the Order of ... More


A fragile and beautiful world: the northern borderland and the 1937 massacre

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses texts that shed light on one of the most traumatic events in the history of Hispaniola: the 1937 massacre of Haitians and Haitian–Dominicans living in the Dominican borderland. ... More


Fun with Death and Dismemberment: Irony, Farce, and Nationalist Memorialization

Grace Kyungwon Hong

in Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter starts by situating radical and revolutionary movements and their contradictory relationship to the life/death binary inherent to liberal modernity. It provides a genealogy of Chicana ... More


Anarchist Assassins: Acciarito, Angiolillo, and Lucheni

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

in Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 describes the circumstances leading to and the nature of three attentats: Pietro Acciarito failed attempt against King Umberto I, Michele Angiolillo assassination of Spanish Prime Minister, ... More


Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Suzanne Bost

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book takes a new look at identity. Following the contemporary movement away from the fixed categories of identity politics toward a more fluid conception of the intersections between identities ... More


Feeling Pre-columbian: Chicana Feminists' Imaginative Historiography

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The “Feeling Pre-Columbian” serves as a respond to Elaine Scarry's often quoted assertion that pain is world-destroying, where an argument has been made to say that pain opens up new perceptions of ... More


Movement: Ana Castillo's Shape-Shifting Identities

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Movement traces the ways in which fluid bodies actually move through the world. A composite image of the one legged trickster god from the few and brief allusions to Mesoamerican culture in ... More


“The Pleas of the Desperate”: Magical Realism, Latinidad, and (or) Collective Agency in Ana Castillo's So Far From God

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses an argument in Ana Castillo's novel, So Far from God, in which she challenges the ubiquitous critical ascription of magical realism to texts by Latinos/Latinas. It also looks ... More


Excavations at El Castillo

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews excavations being carried out at El Castillo. By 1987, La Isabela–El Castillo was a badly damaged site, located in an underdeveloped rural community poised on the brink of a ... More


The Hand of Vandals and the Tooth of Time: La Isabela, 1500–1987

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes La Isabela, and how it was known and used intermittently by smugglers, woodcutters, fishermen, pig hunters, sailors, Columbus researchers, and treasure hunters for nearly five ... More


The Medieval Enclave: Landscape, Town, and Buildings

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the rescue archaeology program by Jose Cruxent, and how he took steps beforehand to define the larger cultural landscape of the settlement. Based on earlier research trips to ... More


ACT III Scene iii Major Works of the Period 1960–82

Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause

in Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195313703
eISBN:
9780199332373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313703.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

There is a marked decline in Torroba’s output for the stage in the 1960s and 70s, and his final effort in this arena is an opera, El poeta (1980). This work was not successful, and the analysis ... More


Intensive Narration: Ana Castillo’s The Mixquiahuala Letters

Ridvan Askin

in Narrative and Becoming

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474414562
eISBN:
9781474426947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414562.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The first chapter provides a close reading of Ana Castillo’s 1986 debut novel. Against the well-established view of the novel as staging a search for Chicana identity the chapter shows that The ... More


The Lost Ones: Post-Gatekeeper Border Fictions and the Construction of Cultural Trauma

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers novels including The Guardians by Ana Castillo, Across a Hundred Mountains by Reyna Grande, and Highwire Moon by Susan Straight, which represent border crossing deaths and ... More


Belize Valley

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes Xunantunich and El Pilar, two of the largest cities in the Belize Valley. Xunantunich is an important center built on a ridge partially encircled by the Mopan River and known ... More


Imperial Myths and the National Imagination

Javier Krauel

in Imperial Emotions: Cultural Responses to Myths of Empire in Fin-de-Siecle Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319761
eISBN:
9781781380963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319761.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a general account of the nationalization of Spain’s colonial past at the end of the nineteenth century. It takes the fourth centennial of Columbus’s “discovery” of America in 1892 ... More


Ana Castillo’s “distinct place in the Americas”

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter looks at two novels by Ana Castillo, who was an a movimiento activist in Chicago, but whose writing challenged movimiento theorizations of history, identity, and narrative, as well as ... More


Inscriptions

Enrique García Santo-Tomás

in The Refracted Muse: Literature and Optics in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226376462
eISBN:
9780226465876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465876.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

“Inscriptions” focuses on how the circulation of technical expertise between Spain and certain Italian territories facilitated the propagation of a new model of scientific endeavor in Spain that was ... More


Epilogue: A Revolution inside of the Revolution: Afro-Cuban Experiences after 1961

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The official conclusion to the campaign to eliminate discrimination made it nearly impossible for Afro-Cubans to criticize leading figures who maintained prejudicial ideas or practices because of the ... More


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